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1. Alan Curtis, President of the Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation. Commentary for "Invest Surplus in poverty solutions." Honolulu Advertiser Feb.3/06. A18. http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/current/help/backissues

2. ERI, Geographic Reference Report 2006, Cost of Living Analyses for Honolulu, Hawaii vs. U.S. Average Level: Jan.1/06. http://www.erieri.com (see also State of Hawaii Data Book 2004, Table 14.11 - http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/economic/databook/db2004/ )

3. The State of Hawaii Data Book 2004, Table 13.14 - Median Income of Four-Person Families in the United States and Hawaii: 1974 to 2003 http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/economic/databook/db2004/

4. Coldwell Banker, "The 2005 Coldwell Banker Home Price Comparison Index (HPCI) Press Release" Sept.22/05 http://hpci.coldwellbanker.com/hpci_press.aspx#residential

5. Honolulu Board of Realtors, 2005 Median Sales Prices By Area for the Island of Oahu http://www.hicentral.com/hbr-st-a.asp

6. First Hawaiian Bank, Economic Forecast 2005-2006 Edition, "Isle Economy Expands for 9th Straight Year; Hawaii's Outlook for 2006 Remains Upbeat" http://www.fhb.com/hm_econ.htm

7. U.S. Census Bureau, Homeownership Rate, 2004, State Rankings - Statistical Abstract of the United States (Last Revised: Feb.01/06) http://www.census.gov/statab/ranks/rank31.html

8. Governor Linda Lingle, 2006 State of the State Address, January 23, 2006 http://www.hawaii.gov/gov/news/conferences

9. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, BEARFACTS, State BEARFACTS, Hawaii http://www.bea.gov/bea/regional/bearfacts/statebf.cfm (Retrieved Feb.2/06)

10. Hawaii’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy, Dept. of Land & Natural Resources. Submitted to the NAAT Sept. 26, 2005. http://www.state.hi.us/dlnr/dofaw/cwcs/index.html

11. The State Land Use Commission, State Land Use District Percentages. http://luc.state.hi.us/ovrvw_files/frame.htm

12. Dr. Mary E. O'Brien, Member of the Board of Directors, New York Metro Physicians for a National Health Plan. Commentary for the Progressive Media Project. "We need health care coverage for all Americans now." Feb. 8/06 http://progressive.org/media_mpobrien020806

13. The 2006 HHS Poverty Guidelines, United States Department of Health & Human Services. http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/06poverty.shtml

14. Health Data and Services from Vital Statistics, Hawaii Health Survey http://www.hawaii.gov/health/statistics/hhs/index.html

15. Hawaii Quest http://www.hawaii.gov/dhs/health/medquest/

16. U.S. Census Bureau. Press Release "Income Stable, Poverty Rate Increases, Percentage of Americans Without Health Insurance Unchanged" August 30, 2005
http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/income_wealth/005647.html

17. Hawaii Health Survey, Hawaii Statistics, Health Insurance, 2.1: Number and Percent Uninsured By County, Gender, Age, Ethnicity, and Poverty - Population of Hawaii (Table and Figure) http://www.hawaii.gov/health/statistics/hhs/hhs_04/index.html


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